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Platinum Diamond Spectacular Top Prize Won in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN, OH – Paul Erb of Middletown won the top prize of $2,000,000 on the Ohio Lottery Scratch-Off, Platinum Diamond Spectacular. He chose the cash option of $1,000,000. 

After mandatory state and federal taxes totaling 28 percent, Erb will receive $720,000. 

He purchased his ticket at Dauggie’s Drive Thru, located at 530 S Breiel Blvd in Middletown. 

Platinum Diamond Spectacular is a $20 scratch-off with a top prize of $80,000 a year for 25 years. As of May 17, 2022, there is one top prize remaining in the game. To learn more about Platinum Diamond Spectacular and the entire lineup of Ohio Lottery Scratch-Offs, click here.   

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